Message from the Desk of Dean (Academic Programs)
The philosophy of teaching-learning at DAIICT is led by research. We encourage students to take challenges of societal needs and look for possible solutions through information and communication technology (ICT) that they learn in their regular classes. This methodology is not only inculcated in various post graduate programs but also in undergraduate studies. As a faculty, we are committed to create a healthy learning environment where research plays a major role. We are also committed to impart the best knowledge and practices. Students are expected to stay focused and get maximum possible from a set of learned faculty. Our main aim is to involve all stakeholders together so that institute grows in unison and earn a brand name for teaching and research in the field of ICT. No institute can grow without a bonding with alumnus and hence we put our best effort to stay connected with our alumnus for their constant feedbacks and suggestions. We are very sure that our innovative methodology of teaching-learning will set the institute as place of highly sought and reputed. Through this message, I personally am looking for all round cooperation from all concern.
The Dean (Academic Programs) has broad responsibility for the academic affairs of the Institute. He may from time to time issue instructions for carrying out the regulations relating to academic requirements of all undergraduate and postgraduate programs of the Institute. He is responsible for organizing the semester-wise academic offerings and the designation of faculty to serve as instructors and coordinators for courses and other academic components such as projects and internships. He exercises special powers relating to withdrawal from semester, constitution of examination committees, probationary students, etc. He also serves as International Students Adviser.
Dr. Suman K. Mitra is a Professor and Dean (Academic Programs) at the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT), Gandhinagar, India. Dr. Mitra obtained his Ph.D. from the Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta. Earlier to his current position, Dr. Mitra was with the Institute of Neural Computation at the University of California, San Diego, USA and with the Department of Mathematics at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Dr. Mitra has 75 technical papers published in various prestigious National and International Journals and Conferences. He also has 2 US patents to his credit. Dr. Mitra's research interest includes image processing, pattern recognition, Bayesian networks and digital watermarking. Currently, Dr. Mitra is serving International Journal of Image and Graphics (IJIG) as an Associate Editor. Dr. Mitra is a Senior Member of IEEE.
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